US Popularity:12207
Other Origin(s):Chinese
Meaning:Born on Thursday; Elegant; Graceful
The popular rhyme states that Thursday's child has far to go, and so will the girl's name, Ya. As a reminder of little one’s exciting and undiscovered potential, Ya means "born on Thursday." It’s a version of the Twi moniker Yaa, which has roots in Ghana. Ya also has roots in Chinese, signifying "elegant" and "graceful." Just as Thursday marks the anticipation of the weekend's adventures, Ya is a name that reminds us of the boundless potential and limitless horizons that lie ahead for baby!

Ya Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2004
- 6346
from 2003
In comparison to the previous year's data
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